Rim el Jundi was born in Beirut in 1965 and graduated from the Lebanese American University in 1991 with a BA in Fine Arts. In 2007, the artist received a Diploma of Higher Studies in Sacred Art from the University of Holy Spirit in Kaslik.
Rim had her first solo show in 1992. Three years later, she took part in the now famous Ashkal Alwan Sanayeh Garden Exhibition and then a show at the Massafa- Designers Gallery in Kuwait in 1997. From 1998 to 2003 she took part in several exhibitions at Maraya Gallery. In 2005, she held an exhibition at the Vermont Studio Center in the United States as part of an artist’s residency she had received that year. In the next three decades the artist would hold several solo exhibitions, such as My Friend Bacchus (2018) held at Dar el Mussawer, or shows like Resurrection (2015), Family Tree (2012), Men (2010), or Road to the Airport (2008), all taking place at Janine Rubeiz Gallery.
El Jundi also took part in several international group exhibitions. Her work was featured in the 1997 Alexandria Biennale in Egypt, The Artist's View II at the Cork Street Gallery in London in 2004, and The 8 at the Triangle Arts Studio in New York in 2005. El Jundi’s art also appeared at Convergence: New Art from Lebanon at the Katzen Museum in Washington, D.C in 2010, Residua, held at the Barjeel Art Foundation in Sharjah, in the UAE in 2011, and Imago Mundi in Palermo, Italy in 2017.
In 1991, She was the recipient of the Sheikh Zayed Graduation Award from the Lebanese American University. The Triangle Art fellowship awarded el Jundi an artist’s residency at the Vermont Center, sponsored by Ford Foundation in the United States in 2005. In 1997, Rim was acknowledged by the Jury at the Alexandria Biennale in Egypt.
El Jundi currently lives and works in Beirut.